MCHENRY, Ill. — Brake Parts Inc. (BPI) has made a donation to the Automotive Aftermarket Charitable Foundation (AACF) to support its efforts to help auto care industry members affected by the recent storm damage and flooding caused by Hurricane Florence in North and South Carolina.
"Many of our fellow industry members have been hard hit by tragic effects of the most recent hurricane and the flooding that followed," BPI President and CEO David Overbeeke said.
Since 1959, the AACF has assisted individuals and families of the automotive aftermarket who have fallen on hard times due to death, catastrophic illness or accident and have exhausted all other available resources in maintaining a reasonable existence. The AACF said it is the only charity that focuses on persons employed in the automotive aftermarket industry and their families.
With its donation, BPI has reached the AACF diamond supporter level of $10,000 or more.
To make a donation to the Automotive Aftermarket Charitable Foundation or to seek assistance for someone in need, visit www.aacfi.org.
McHenry-baesd BPI is a manufacturer and supplier of brake system components, including its flagship Raybestos brand.